A19 collision: Road to be closed in North Yorkshire for several hours after car and motorbike crash

The A19 is expected to be closed for most of the day after a serious collision this morning.

The A19 near Thirsk

A motorbike and a car collided between Great Thirkleby and Carlton Husthwaite, near Thirsk, at around 6.20am.

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North Yorkshire Police have not yet given an update on the injuries sustained by those involved.

The stretch between the two villages is closed in both directions and will be shut for several hours.

Anyone who has witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Force Control Room on 101 and quote reference number NYP-27092021-0052.